600B.1  Obligation of parents.

The parents of a child born out of wedlock and not legitimized (in this chapter referred to as "the child") owe the child necessary maintenance, education, and support. They are also liable for the child's funeral expenses. The father is also liable to pay the expense of the mother's pregnancy and confinement. The obligation of the parent to support the child under the laws for the support of poor relatives applies to children born out of wedlock.

Section History: Early form

  [C27, 31, 35, § 12667-a1; C39, § 12667.01; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 675.1]

Section History: Recent form

  C93, § 600B.1


  Analogous provision, § 252.2

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